The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 188 164 199
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +35
Contract jobs citing Adobe 583 604 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.25% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 2.70% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 383 307
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.00 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.16%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23914 22379 24954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.59% 46.38% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13784 12879 13086
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1021 1275
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 319 £350 - 81
South East +8 84 £313 +63.39% 40
East of England -46 40 £363 +10.68% 13
North West +16 37 £325 -10.34% 19
Yorkshire +8 32 £170 -43.33% 16
West Midlands -12 29 £280 +12.00% 12
East Midlands +22 26 £425 +325.00% 12
South West -31 11 £364 -9.06% 20
North East -36 1 £400 +180.70% 6
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 517 (44.45%) HTML
2 448 (38.52%) CSS
3 443 (38.09%) Photoshop
4 347 (29.84%) JavaScript
5 309 (26.57%) User Experience
6 303 (26.05%) Adobe Illustrator
7 227 (19.52%) HTML5
8 221 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
9 216 (18.57%) Java
10 188 (16.17%) Adobe CQ
11 185 (15.91%) Marketing
12 158 (13.59%) jQuery
13 152 (13.07%) Flash
14 148 (12.73%) CSS3
15 122 (10.49%) Degree
16 121 (10.40%) XML
17 120 (10.32%) Microsoft
18 111 (9.54%) Finance
19 109 (9.37%) InDesign
19 109 (9.37%) E-Commerce
20 107 (9.20%) CMS
21 105 (9.03%) Dreamweaver
22 101 (8.68%) Axure RP
23 97 (8.34%) MS Office
24 89 (7.65%) OO
25 86 (7.39%) AngularJS
26 79 (6.79%) Web Design
26 79 (6.79%) Content Management
27 78 (6.71%) Banking
28 77 (6.62%) Windows

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 188 (16.17%) Adobe CQ
2 107 (9.20%) CMS
3 39 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.63%) Node.js
5 17 (1.46%) WordPress
6 16 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.29%) IIS
8 14 (1.20%) IBM Notes
8 14 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.95%) Apache
10 10 (0.86%) Documentum
10 10 (0.86%) SAS
11 9 (0.77%) Drupal
11 9 (0.77%) LiveCycle
12 8 (0.69%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.69%) FileNet
12 8 (0.69%) Lync
13 7 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 443 (38.09%) Photoshop
2 303 (26.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 109 (9.37%) InDesign
4 97 (8.34%) MS Office
5 72 (6.19%) Adobe Captivate
6 61 (5.25%) MS Excel
7 60 (5.16%) Fireworks
8 58 (4.99%) OmniGraffle
9 47 (4.04%) Adobe After Effects
10 37 (3.18%) Acrobat
11 36 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
12 25 (2.15%) MS Visio
13 17 (1.46%) AutoCAD
14 15 (1.29%) MS Project
15 14 (1.20%) Revit
16 10 (0.86%) Final Cut Pro
17 9 (0.77%) SPSS
18 8 (0.69%) Adobe Premiere
18 8 (0.69%) FrameMaker
19 6 (0.52%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 25 (2.15%) SiteCatalyst
2 13 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.86%) Magento
4 7 (0.60%) Murex MxG2000
5 5 (0.43%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.43%) Maximo
5 5 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.34%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (0.26%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.26%) SAP HR-PA
8 1 (0.086%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.086%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.086%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.086%) Tridion
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.086%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.77%) SaaS
2 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.26%) IaaS
3 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.086%) GitHub
5 1 (0.086%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.87%) Internet
2 39 (3.35%) Intranet
3 13 (1.12%) LAN
4 10 (0.86%) DNS
5 9 (0.77%) FTP
6 6 (0.52%) HTTP
6 6 (0.52%) Extranet
6 6 (0.52%) VPN
7 4 (0.34%) Firewall
7 4 (0.34%) SSL
7 4 (0.34%) WAN
8 3 (0.26%) DHCP
8 3 (0.26%) SAN
9 2 (0.17%) 3G
9 2 (0.17%) DSL
9 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.17%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.17%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.086%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.41%) MySQL
3 12 (1.03%) Big Data
4 11 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 11 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 8 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.69%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.34%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.26%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.26%) QlikView
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.17%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 105 (9.03%) Dreamweaver
2 101 (8.68%) Axure RP
3 56 (4.82%) Subversion
4 44 (3.78%) WebDriver
5 42 (3.61%) Git (software)
6 35 (3.01%) Grunt
7 31 (2.67%) Cucumber
8 30 (2.58%) Jenkins
9 29 (2.49%) TeamCity
10 26 (2.24%) Selenium
11 25 (2.15%) Hudson
12 24 (2.06%) JUnit
12 24 (2.06%) Bower
13 22 (1.89%) Maven
13 22 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (1.72%) JBehave
14 20 (1.72%) Mockito
14 20 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 15 (1.29%) Eclipse
16 12 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 185 (15.91%) Marketing
2 111 (9.54%) Finance
3 78 (6.71%) Banking
4 46 (3.96%) Publishing
5 45 (3.87%) Retail
6 36 (3.10%) Advertising
7 30 (2.58%) Front Office
8 27 (2.32%) Legal
9 23 (1.98%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.72%) Automotive
11 19 (1.63%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.55%) Telecoms
13 15 (1.29%) Games
14 10 (0.86%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.77%) Law
16 8 (0.69%) Back Office
17 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.52%) Electronics
19 5 (0.43%) Italian Language
19 5 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 424 (36.46%) Developer
2 368 (31.64%) Designer
3 88 (7.57%) Web Designer
4 84 (7.22%) Analyst
5 83 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 80 (6.88%) User Experience Designer
7 69 (5.93%) Architect
8 68 (5.85%) Front-End Developer
9 58 (4.99%) UI Designer
10 52 (4.47%) Digital Designer
11 49 (4.21%) UI Developer
12 47 (4.04%) Graphic Designer
13 43 (3.70%) Consultant
14 41 (3.53%) Java Developer
14 41 (3.53%) UI Programmer
15 37 (3.18%) Visual Designer
16 34 (2.92%) Junior
17 31 (2.67%) Photoshop Designer
18 30 (2.58%) Trainer
19 26 (2.24%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (44.45%) HTML
2 448 (38.52%) CSS
3 227 (19.52%) HTML5
4 158 (13.59%) jQuery
5 152 (13.07%) Flash
6 148 (12.73%) CSS3
7 121 (10.40%) XML
8 86 (7.39%) AngularJS
9 73 (6.28%) XHTML
10 59 (5.07%) Apache Flex
11 45 (3.87%) Ajax
12 43 (3.70%) Spring
13 38 (3.27%) .NET
14 37 (3.18%) JSON
15 35 (3.01%) Sass
16 31 (2.67%) Web Services
17 29 (2.49%) Hibernate
18 26 (2.24%) REST
19 25 (2.15%) LESS
20 24 (2.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 309 (26.57%) User Experience
2 77 (6.62%) Mobile App
3 70 (6.02%) E-Learning
4 63 (5.42%) Social Media
5 54 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (4.47%) Graphic Design
7 45 (3.87%) Animation
8 42 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (2.41%) W3C
10 23 (1.98%) RIA
11 22 (1.89%) iPhone
12 21 (1.81%) Open Source
13 20 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.63%) Visualisation
15 16 (1.38%) Learning Management System
15 16 (1.38%) Computer Science
15 16 (1.38%) Video Editing
16 15 (1.29%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.20%) Copywriting
18 13 (1.12%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.62%) Windows
2 68 (5.85%) Android
3 52 (4.47%) Apple iOS
3 52 (4.47%) Linux
4 31 (2.67%) UNIX
5 29 (2.49%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.81%) Windows XP
6 21 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.69%) Windows Vista
10 7 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.60%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.17%) Solaris
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.086%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (9.37%) E-Commerce
3 89 (7.65%) OO
4 79 (6.79%) Content Management
4 79 (6.79%) Web Design
5 74 (6.36%) Scrum
6 72 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 69 (5.93%) Analytics
8 61 (5.25%) Project Management
9 55 (4.73%) Web Development
10 54 (4.64%) SEO
11 50 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (3.87%) TDD
13 44 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (3.70%) MVC
15 39 (3.35%) User Experience Design
16 37 (3.18%) Workflow
17 35 (3.01%) SOA
18 34 (2.92%) Migration
18 34 (2.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 347 (29.84%) JavaScript
2 216 (18.57%) Java
3 58 (4.99%) SQL
4 51 (4.39%) PHP
5 34 (2.92%) C#
6 32 (2.75%) ActionScript
7 21 (1.81%) C++
7 21 (1.81%) ActionScript 3.0
8 16 (1.38%) Ruby
9 13 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
10 12 (1.03%) ABAP
11 10 (0.86%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.60%) Perl
12 7 (0.60%) C
12 7 (0.60%) SAPscript
13 6 (0.52%) XAML
13 6 (0.52%) Python
14 5 (0.43%) XPath
15 4 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 122 (10.49%) Degree
2 29 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.26%) MCP
5 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MCSE
6 2 (0.17%) CCNA
6 2 (0.17%) ISEB
6 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MOS
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.17%) MCITP
7 1 (0.086%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.086%) MCTS
7 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.086%) MCT
7 1 (0.086%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.89%) QA
2 6 (0.52%) WAI
3 5 (0.43%) SLA
4 4 (0.34%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.086%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (0.52%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.43%) SCCM
3 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.26%) Puppet
3 3 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.17%) Nagios
4 2 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.17%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 120 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.36%) Oracle
3 57 (4.90%) SAP
4 23 (1.98%) Apple
4 23 (1.98%) VMware
5 20 (1.72%) hybris
6 18 (1.55%) Symantec
7 17 (1.46%) Cisco
7 17 (1.46%) IBM
7 17 (1.46%) Citrix
8 16 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.29%) McAfee
9 15 (1.29%) Facebook
10 14 (1.20%) Orchard
10 14 (1.20%) Lotus
11 12 (1.03%) Omniture
11 12 (1.03%) DoubleClick
12 11 (0.95%) Google
12 11 (0.95%) JBoss
12 11 (0.95%) Twitter
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